Grimmers voted most annoying radio host
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Grimmers voted most annoying radio host

A survey of 2000 UK adults to find out the nation’s favourite car entertainment has voted Nick Grimshaw as the most annoying DJ.

The Radio 1 presenter got 21% of the votes, followed by Radio 2’s Chris Evans on 16% and Sara Cox on 12%. Chris Moyles came in joint 4th with Steve Wright, even though the former hasn’t been on-air for the last 18 months.

But the most popular station to listen to whilst driving according to Truck Locator is BBC Radio 2, with 21% of the votes.

The survey also reports that 37% of people listen to the radio whilst in the car.

Other results include:

• Split by age, Radio One is the most popular for 18-34 year olds, the latter age groups choosing Radio 2.

• Chris Evans is the nation’s favourite DJ, with 17% of the overall vote.

• For 18-24 year olds, Nick Grimshaw wins the favourite DJ title with a quarter of the vote.

It was also found that the following artists are the people that would force UK people to turn off their car radios as soon as possible:

1. One Direction
2. Justin Bieber
3. Coldplay
4. Lady Gaga
5. Miley Cyrus

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